About The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Venue Info

Phone Number
  • (212) 535-7710
  • 1000 5th Avenue
  • New York, NY 10028



4, 5, 6 train to 86th Street and walk three blocks west to Fifth Avenue.
1 train to 86th Street
C train to 81st Street

M1, M2, M3, or M4 bus along Fifth Avenue (from uptown locations) to 82nd Street or along Madison Avenue (from downtown locations) to 83rd Street.
M4 bus to 83rd Street and Madison Avenue

The Museum parking garage, located at Fifth Avenue and 80th Street, is open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.


Handicap Access

The Museum is accessible to wheelchair users and other visitors who need to avoid stairs. Accessible entrances are located at Fifth Avenue and 81st Street and through the parking garage at Fifth Avenue and 80th Street. Wheelchairs are available free of charge at coat-check areas on a first-come, first-served basis. Advance reservations are not available. Elevators and escalators are located throughout the building.

To request an escort for a wheelchair user in the Museum (two weeks' notice is preferred), or to learn more about programs and accommodations for visitors with disabilities, call 212-650-2010.

A limited number of FM assistive listening devices (headsets and neck loops) for Museum tours and programs are available at the Audio Guide Desk in the Great Hall. The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium and the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education are equipped with infrared sound enhancement systems (headsets and neck loops). To obtain a headset or neck loop in the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, please ask an usher. In the Uris Center for Education, see the appropriate program leader. Induction loops are located at the Information and Membership Desks and at select Admissions Desks in the Great Hall and Burke Hall in the Uris Center for Education, as well as at the Concerts and Lectures box office in the Great Hall. Look for the blue signs indicating locations.